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    An Indonesian family of 10 missed the AirAsia flight QZ 8501, because of the failure to read the reschedule e-mail.

    Indonesia's vice-president Jusuf Kalla (L) monitors progress in the search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 during a visit to the National Search and Rescue Agency
    © REUTERS / Antara Foto/Wahyu Putro A
    MOSCOW, December 29 (Sputnik) — An Indonesian family of 10 missed the AirAsia flight QZ 8501, which is feared to have crashed into the Java Sea Sunday, due to failure to read the e-mail, notifying of the flight reschedule, Kompas newspaper reported.

    "I did not read the email, notifying the change of the departure schedule," Ari Putro Cahyono, the head of the family, was quoted as saying by the Indonesian newspaper on Sunday.

    The family arrived at the airport ten minutes after the flight's takeoff.

    AirAsia jet flying from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore, lost connection with air traffic control on Sunday morning. The plane carried 162 people on board, their destiny is still unknown.

    The Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency said the jet was caught in turbulence, requested a permission to change its course and crashed into the sea. However, the Indonesian Ministry of Transportation did not confirm the information, saying it was too early to make conclusions.

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